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Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 27 February 1987 (USA)
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When Keith goes out with Amanda, the girl of his dreams, Amanda's ex-boyfriend plans to get back at Keith. Meanwhile, Keith's best friend, tomboy Watts, realizes she has feelings for Keith.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Keith Nelson
... Watts
... Amanda Jones
... Hardy Jenns
... Cliff Nelson
... Duncan
... Shayne
... Laura Nelson
... Carol Nelson
... Cindy Nelson (as Candace Cameron)
... Mia
... Ray
Carmine Caridi ... Museum Guard
... Gym Instructor
... Holly
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A young tomboy, Watts, finds her feelings for her best friend, Keith, run deeper than just friendship when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school. Unfortunately, the girl's old boyfriend, who is from the rich section of town, is unable to let go of her, and plans to get back at Keith. Written by Kevin <Kibble@vm.temple.edu>

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Before they could stand together, they had to stand alone.

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Drama | Romance

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27 February 1987 (USA)  »

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Some Kinda Wonderful  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$3,486,701, 1 March 1987, Wide Release

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$18,553,948
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The three main characters have names relating to The Rolling Stones: Amanda Jones, named after a song of the same name (which is played in the film); a drummer called Watts (Charlie Watts) and a character called Keith (Keith Richards). See more »

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When Keith and Watts first walk up the steps into school, Watts has her drumsticks in her waistband, but when they get to the top of the steps, Watts is holding her drumsticks in her left hand. See more »

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Amanda Jones: I hate feeling ashamed. I hate where I'm from. I hate watching my friends get everything their hearts desire. I gave into that hatred and I turned on what I believed in. I didn't have to. You didn't.
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Referenced in ER: Out of Africa (2003) See more »

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Miss Amanda Jones
Written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
Published by ABKCO Music Inc.
Performed by The March Violets
Produced by Stephen Hague
Courtesy of London Records Ltd.
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Masterpiece
9 April 2007 | by See all my reviews

I am a movie collector, but still this is my first time posting a recommendation. For some strange reasons i watched this movie for my first time today, but i don't regret it. This movie came out one year after i was born (1987), but to be honest the quality of this movie was over the limit.

The best romantic\comedy i've seen. Why? While I was watching this movie I kept hoping it never would end. It is dragging you into the story, great acting and beautiful girls with a big B. Favorite scene is where Keith kissed Watts because he was going out with Amanda and needed practice. It was so beautiful, so innocent and in a same time very hot.

A movie I can watch more than one time, even if I know the story. Because it has really good scenes and a great plot. The director couldn't done it better! I really hope you watch this movie, it's worth your time and does give you a good feeling after watching it.


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